One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Reach an upper limit.‘collectors whose budgets tend to top out at about $50,000’
- ‘But the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has said house price rises have slowed sharply following recent interest rate hikes and that northern price rises have topped out.’
- ‘The price range starts at just under £18,000 and tops out at not much more than £21,000.’
- ‘This observer's only question is that given the attendance figures, which topped out at about 2,500 on Saturday, if the event was to sell out in the next year or two, how cramped would it feel inside the compound?’
- ‘With wingspans topping out at nearly 8 feet, the aggressively territorial species is one of the world's biggest flying birds.’
- ‘It tops out at approximately 100 kilometres per hour and a fully charged battery will only take you 80 km.’
- ‘By night's end, the pot topped out at a mighty fine $100,000-plus for the cause.’
- ‘High-season room rates at these hotels start between $300 and $400, and top out at $3,000 at the Peninsula.’
- ‘Jeans go for as little as $19.99 and top out at $49.99, but you can tell just by looking that they're the sort you'd buy on a whim ‘because they're so cheap!’’
- ‘It starts at $20,395, and tops out at $24,590.’
- ‘Earlier this month, a chair failed to sell when bidding topped out at $62,000, below a prearranged minimum.’
- ‘It has not experienced negative growth, but its growth has been much slower - something like 1.5 percent - because its investment cycle topped out in 1997.’
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